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Ask a Poet: Kyle Dargan

Posted on by Dodge Poetry

This fall, we’re hosting a High School Regional Mini-Festival at the Paul Robeson Center in Newark. Through readings and performances, Q&As and discussions, a group of poets will engage with hundreds of Newark high school students over the course of one school day in October. … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Festival Videos – Rachel McKibbens

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Today’s featured Festival film is a reading by Rachel McKibbens at the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival. She’s reading “But Wait, it Gets Worse,” “Torch” and “Where, After the Child’s Funeral the Poet Winds Up Stuck with God in an Elevator Again.” For more … Continue reading

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2014 Featured Festival Poet: Rachel McKibbens

Posted on by Victoria Russell, Festival Assistant

Photo courtesy of rachelmckibbens.com Rachel McKibbens’s poetry feels like a product of dark magic–not meaning it is evil or bad, but rather a miracle arisen from misery. McKibbens is a phoenix, proud and resplendent amongst her ashes. She starts with … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Rachel McKibbens, 2012 Festival Poet

Posted on by Rebecca Gambale, Program Associate

Rachel McKibbens isn’t afraid to take on difficult topics. Her poems approach life in a way that is raw and honest – and she wants to deliver it to you that way, whether in print or on stage. When she … Continue reading

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